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Cheap train tickets from Göttingen to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

$13

Average

$22

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Göttingen to Essen will cost around $ 22 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.

Deutsche Bahn
07:16PMGöttingen5h46 01:02AMEssen
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$131One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:37AMGöttingen4h08 06:45AMEssen
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$271One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:11PMGöttingen6h57 04:08AMEssen
0 changes
$271One-way

Train schedule from Göttingen to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn
02:37AMGöttingen4h08 06:45AMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
07:16PMGöttingen5h46 01:02AMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:11PMGöttingen6h57 04:08AMEssen
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Tue
May 24
$13Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$17Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
May 26
$14Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$30Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$14Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$14Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$26Deutsche Bahn
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Fastest train times from Göttingen to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

4 h 8 m

Average

5 h 37 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

202 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Göttingen for Essen every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 202 km distance in an average of 5 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 8 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
02:37AMGöttingen4h08 06:45AMEssen
0 changes
$271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:16PMGöttingen5h46 01:02AMEssen
0 changes
$131One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:11PMGöttingen6h57 04:08AMEssen
0 changes
$271One-way

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Overview: Train from Göttingen to Essen

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Göttingen to Essen cover the 125 miles (202 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $13 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Göttingen and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Göttingen to Essen trains

For as little as $13 (€11) you can travel by train to Essen from Göttingen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Essen from Göttingen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Göttingen to Essen train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $13
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket to Essen from Göttingen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Göttingen to Essen

Travel by train to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Göttingen to Essen.
FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from Göttingen to Essen?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Göttingen to Essen trains for as little as $13 (€11)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Göttingen to Essen on average?

The train price from Göttingen to Essen is on average $28 (€25)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Göttingen to Essen by train?

You should expect to travel around 125 miles (202 km)  from Göttingen to Essen by train.

How long is the train from Göttingen to Essen?

The train time from Göttingen to Essen is on average 2 h 49 min  for the 125 miles (202 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Essen from Göttingen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Göttingen to Essen depart from? Which Essen train station do I come into from Göttingen?

When taking a train from Göttingen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Göttingen, Göttingen, ZOB and Göttingen, Landgericht/Bahnhof. When you arrive in Essen, your train can arrive in train stations including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Göttingen   to Essen Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Göttingen located? Where is the arrival train station in Essen located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Göttingen, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Göttingen to Essen?

For the best Göttingen to Essen train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Göttingen to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services are there from Göttingen to Essen a day?

The average number of trains departing Göttingen for Essen is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Göttingen to Essen?

You can take the first train from Göttingen to Essen at 5: 55 AM. The last train from Göttingen to Essen that you can take departs at 9: 18 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Göttingen to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How early should I buy train tickets from Göttingen to Essen to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Göttingen to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $28 (€25) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Essen from Göttingen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Göttingen
Essen
Göttingen is the most popular Göttingen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Göttingen for your trip to Essen.